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Word: chagrin

Definition: annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)


Sentences Containing 'chagrin'

Altogether, look as I would, there was nothing remarkable about the man save his blazing red head, and the expression of extreme chagrin and discontent upon his features.
As Prime Minister he favoured negotiation rather than hostilities, to the chagrin of Governor and High Commissioner Alfred Milner, who was actively fomenting war.
Before the police discover this, however, Sergeant Hauk had pulled them over and spotted the nail gun, so Chris had discarded it, to Snoop's chagrin.
Ben and Tom (Aziz Ansari) decide to do the presentation themselves, much to the chagrin of Leslie, who does not trust anyone but herself to do it.
Broughton's old adversary, Rainolds, had been more successful than he in pressing upon the authorities the need of a revision, and when the translators were appointed, Broughton, to his intense chagrin, was not included among them.
But when Betsy's son Mark falls in love with the girl next door--who happens to be Bridget's daughter Theresa—the two women put all of their energy in to planning the wedding, much to the chagrin of their children.
Cuyahoga County Public Library has branches in the suburbs of Bay Village, Beachwood, Bedford (Southeast branch), Berea, Brecksville, Brook Park, Brooklyn, Chagrin Falls, Fairview Park, Garfield Heights, Gates Mills, Independence, Maple Heights, Mayfield Village, Middleburg Heights, North Olmsted, North Royalton, Olmsted Falls, Orange, Parma (Parma and Parma-Snow branches), Parma Heights, Richmond Heights, Solon, South Euclid, Strongsville, and Warrensville Heights.
He also featured frequently in Marcel Ophüls' 1969 documentary "Le chagrin et la pitié", discussing the occupation of France in a wider geopolitical context.
He fills it with sand and has a beach barbecue there with Guy and two bikini-clad women, much to Alan's chagrin.
He immediately gained a fan in Ric Flair, much to the chagrin of the other Horsemen.
However, Frost later expressed chagrin that most audiences took the poem more seriously than he had intended; in particular, Thomas took it seriously and personally, and it provided the last straw in Thomas' decision to enlist in World War I. Thomas was killed two years later in the Battle of Arras.
However, the employees posted to GA-2 exhibit no intention to quit, to the chagrin of the Personnel Section Chief and his assistant , since the people at Shomuni are happy their menial jobs give them more than enough time to pursue their other interests during office hours.
In 2009 Christopher went to college to study art, much to Alex's chagrin.
In her own past behavior, there was a constant source of vexation and regret; and in the unhappy defects of her family, a subject of yet heavier chagrin.
In order to assist the state's finances he implemented an income tax, much to the chagrin of many supporters.
Lucy, unwaveringly believing that Easter is the "gift-getting season" much to Schroeder's chagrin, decides to have her own Easter egg hunt, hiding each egg she paints to find them all on Easter morning.
Much to Sipowicz's chagrin, Costas thinks Sorenson will make a stronger witness and Andy increasingly loses his mind over having to deal with Sinclair's psychological button-pushing.
Much to the chagrin of her role models and mentors, her mother Abby Eddy and her aunt Delia Caton Field, Catherine married Albert J. Beveridge, an Indiana Senator, in 1907.
Nick is now married to Phyllis (who he began an affair with after Cassie's death), but he can't keep his nose out of Sharon's business, much to Phyllis' chagrin, and a Nick/Sharon reunion is always a possibility."
Outraged, Linda becomes engaged to the bumbling Jim Montgomery (William Brisbane), much to the chagrin of both Peters and Arthur Miller (Jerome Cowan), her manager, who secretly launches more fake publicity.
Poor but proud, Granma may live in an old trailer but insists on it being kept neat and tidy, much to Agnes’ (who especially despises folding towels and having to make her bed) chagrin.
Rolanda Chagrin (born 7 February 1957) is an Israeli actress and comedian.
Rolanda Chagrin was born in Bucharest and immigrated to Israel on 1961.
Sherlock Holmes staggered back, white with chagrin and surprise.
Squire's Castle is a shell of a building located in the North Chagrin Reservation of the Cleveland Metroparks in Willoughby Hills, Ohio (visible from River Road).
Starting with the 1989-90 academic year, Newbury entered the Chagrin Valley Conference, which includes much larger schools such as Kenston, Chagrin Falls and Wickliffe.
The courtesy of my husband was noised abroad to such an extent, that the boys gave him no peace in the street; and on this account, and because he was somewhat shortsighted, my lady dismissed him; and it was chagrin at this I am convinced beyond a doubt that brought on his death.
The Nazis, through a number of Hitler's inner circle of friends introduced to Tausend, invested heavily in the project. Unfortunately, the process was found to be economically unfeasible and quite possibly a sham, much to the chagrin of the Nazis' and their supporters' pocketbooks.
The program and its music proved to be so popular that the station eventually made this "album-oriented" rock the bulk of its programming, much to the chagrin of the older Wood.
This same year she met her future husband, the actor Julian Chagrin, at the Pantomime Festival in Kiryat Shmona.
This small islet again became the site of conflict when Theodore Ludgate leased the island from the federal government in 1899, to the chagrin of the mayor and other civic officials who assumed that it was included in the original Stanley Park land grant.
To his chagrin, Riddler does, and becomes quite alarmed when Joker shares a write-up of his plan to ambush Batman.
To the chagrin of Arab nationalists at home and supporters of Pan-Arabism in neighbouring states, King Idris maintained close ties with the United Kingdom and the United States, even after they intervened against Egypt during the 1956 Suez Crisis On 1 September 1969, a small group of military officers led by Muammar Gaddafi staged a coup against King Idris.
Travis returns from Canada and moves in, much to Kelly's chagrin.
Two episodes later, she learns she was also accepted into Stanford Law School, much to the chagrin of Mike who does not want her to move 3,000 miles away.
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